The First European network of excellence in Nanobiotechnology, Nano2Life (N2L), will present its main achievements on February 26, 2008, in Brussels for stakeholders, EC representatives and the scientific community.
Chaohao Hou, who is armed with a chemical engineering and computer background, and his best friend have come up with a business plan to produce nanomaterials that include nanowires and nanocubes using silver blended with copper, gold and even aluminum.
Northwestern University, a world leader in the basic research and application of nanotechnology, is hosting two nanotechnology town hall meetings, Dec. 19 and Jan. 8, each featuring an expert delivering a talk in plain English, followed by questions from the audience.
The New South Wales Government will hold a public inquiry into the pro and cons of nanotechnology, a field of science that involves matter so small it could cross the body's membranes and affect cells and tissue in the body.
Having funded $2 million total to support 27 high-risk, high-reward approaches to Parkinson's disease research in the first year of its Rapid Response Innovation Awards (RRIA) initiative, The Michael J. Fox Foundation today announced that it will commit $2 million to a second round of funding in 2008.
With a novel twist on existing techniques used to create porous crystals, University of Michigan researchers have developed a new, high-capacity material that may be useful in storing hydrogen, methane and carbon dioxide.